Marquis Spotlight

Our Marquis Spotlight Listees exhibit top-of-the-line qualities that fall in line with our motto, “often imitated, never duplicated.” These exemplary professionals hold influence, status, and proficiency within their fields that solidify them as respected and trusted voices. As some of the greatest minds in their industries,  philanthropies and respective lines of work, it is our great honor to celebrate these individuals’ accomplishments and highlight their work, influence and impact.

Meet Our Featured Listees

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Emily Moore

Dr. Emily Moore, a retired physical education teacher and the founder and executive director of the Alliance Junior Tennis Development Program, was inducted into the Black Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Lieda Shadwick

Lieda Shadwick, a career and technical education (CTE) educator at Riverview Gardens High School, was named the Top CTE Educator of the Year by the IAOTP for 2024.

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Susan Matorin

Susan Matorin, a senior lecturer of social work in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, leverages over 50 years’ experience as a certified and licensed social worker in New York State since 1966.

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Ralph Spelbring

Ralph Spelbring, a retired chemist at Apex Pharmaceutical and Whitehall Laboratories, lent his expertise to local politics as a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in several districts in Indiana.

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Joseph Kovach

Dr. Joseph Kovach, a psychology professor and department chair at Calumet College of St. Joseph, has disseminated his research findings to scholarly journals, conferences and lectures across the globe.

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